You can upgrade to a Windows Phone now and update it for free when the next release of Windows Phone, codenamed Mango, is available this fall.Easier to connect and share
Threads—Switch between text, Facebook chat, and Windows Live Messenger, within the same conversation.
Groups—Group contacts into personalized Live Tiles to see the latest status updates and quickly send a text, email, or IM to the whole group, right from the Start Screen.
A smarter approach to apps
Multitasking—Quickly switch between apps while preserving battery life and performance.
Improved Live Tiles—Get real-time information from apps without having to open them.
Web that goes beyond the browser
Local Scout—Provides hyper-local search results and recommends nearby restaurants, shopping, and activities in an easy-to-use guide.¹
Internet Explorer 9—Browse with our built-in version, plus support for HTML5 and hardware-accelerated graphics
Plus, you'll enjoy ringtones and more in this update. With Windows Phone, the great features just keep on coming.
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The Security Intelligence Report (SIR) is an investigation of the current threat landscape. It analyzes exploits, vulnerabilities, and malware based on data from over 600 million systems worldwide, as well as internet services, and three Microsoft Security Centers.
The latest Security Intelligence Report (SIR v10) Volume 10 uncovers evolving threat landscape trend information from more than 600 million systems worldwide, with new information from the second half of 2010. In addition, there are 117 country/region specific threat assessments, making SIR v10 the most comprehensive report to date.
Don’t forget, for Windows Azure Developers, security starts with a review of the following documents, as well as good general Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) approaches.
Windows Azure™ Security Overview To help customers better understand the array of security controls implemented within Windows Azure from both the customer's and Microsoft operations' perspectives, this paper provides a comprehensive look at the security available with Windows Azure. The paper provides a technical examination of the security functionality available, the people and processes that help make Windows Azure more secure, as well as a brief discussion about compliance.
Security Best Practices for Developing Windows Azure Applications This white paper focuses on the security challenges and recommended approaches to design and develop more secure applications for Microsoft’s Windows Azure platform. It is intended to be a resource for technical software audiences: software designers, architects, developers and testers who design, build and deploy more secure Windows Azure solutions.
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